RE: Canadian Coal - depositional setting

From: Glenn Morton <glennmorton@entouch.net>
Date: Mon Jan 19 2004 - 06:23:12 EST

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  From: asa-owner@lists.calvin.edu [mailto:asa-owner@lists.calvin.edu]On
Behalf Of Bill Payne
  Sent: Sunday, January 18, 2004 11:41 PM

  Kevin Wrote:
> There is a 50 meter thick sandstone with burrows at most levels. You
tell
> me - can these animals burrow 50 meters upward in two days?

  Bill replied:

  That would be 25 meters/day, or about 1 meter/hour, or less than 2
cm/minute. What's the problem?

  GRM: When do they eat? When do they rest? How do they breath when buried
by such an amount of dirt? The burrowers are not tiny terminator robots.
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